AMD responds to ‘industrial mega-trends’ with powerful embedded chips
Like other tech players, AMD has taken notice of the recent rise of connected devices, automation and AI. Upon its announcement today, it's calling these three innovations the "industrial mega-trends". They all require more computing power that must be quickly addressable. That's the key motivation... Read more
AMD also opts for Big Little with Ryzen 7040U laptop chips
AMD has produced CPUs with a hybrid architecture for laptops for the first time. While Intel first combined performance cores (P-cores) with efficiency cores (E-cores) in consumer x86 chips in early 2022 with Alder Lake, AMD is now opting for similar offerings with differently-sized cores, starting... Read more
AMD suggests its AI chip will make them $2 billion in a year
AMD CEO Lisa Su predicts that the company will earn $2 billion in 2023 from its new AI chip. The Radeon Instinct MI300 will start shipping to customers in the coming weeks. With this GPU, AMD will hope to intensify its competition with Nvidia, which currently dominates the AI market. AMD stock valu... Read more
Nvidia and AMD to challenge Intel with ARM chips in Windows computers
The end of Intel's dominance in the PC market seems ever closer. In recent years, AMD has already stepped up the competition, but now it has become clear that Intel is going to face competition from another angle. Both Nvidia and AMD are working on ARM chips for Windows computers.
Microsoft has ... Read more
AMD unveils Threadripper 7000: up to 96 cores on a new platform
AMD has unveiled a new series of Threadripper chips. For the first time since the beginning 2020, the company is launching these giant workstation CPUs for consumers as well as professionals. Like the earlier Ryzen 7000 series, Threadripper has made the switch to DDR5 memory and PCI-Express 5.0. Th... Read more
AMD wants to keep up with Nvidia by acquiring AI software maker Nod.ai
AMD is interested in acquiring Nod.ai. The acquisition of this AI software maker could strengthen AMD's position against Nvidia.
In an effort to strengthen its software in chips, AMD is seeking to acquire the start-up Nod.ai. The final agreement has already been signed, AMD announces. This is ... Read more
There is much uncertainty surrounding the AI PC, but everyone is exploring the options
Just about every hardware manufacturer wants to invest in the AI PC. While many opinions exist about integrating the technology into hardware, concrete elaborations are still scarce.
Lenovo said at the Canalys EMEA Forum 2023 that it is working on a new form factor. The manufacturer suspects it... Read more
An AI PC revolution: Dell and Intel see it, AMD not yet
AMD seems to be the only one not convinced of a dramatic increase in the number of desktops sold due to the advent of AI. According to the chip manufacturer, AI-on-the-desktop will not be a reality soon. Major competitor Intel and PC builder Dell think otherwise.
At the Innovation Conference, P... Read more
US restricts sales of AI chips Nvidia and AMD to Middle East
The United States has extended restrictions on exports of high-performance AI processors to some Middle Eastern countries. It concerns chips from Nvidia and AMD.
A filing by Nvidia, Reuters writes, would indicate that the U.S. government has imposed new export restrictions on the chip and AI gia... Read more
AMD acquires Mipsology to take on AI battle with Nvidia
AMD has acquired French start-up Mipsology, which specializes in AI inferencing. Specifically, AMD hopes the incorporation will allow it to deliver a better software package. However, it will also have to make a big move in terms of hardware to be a real alternative to GPU giant Nvidia.
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